Mathematics Library Subject File, 1918-1994 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 35/3/13
Acquired: 5/2/1974; 7/27/79; 8/21/80; 1/26/81; 1/29/81; 7/1/81; 9/83; 2/00; 10/12/01
Volume: 2.0 cubic feet
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Description: Subject file of the Mathematics Library containing correspondence relating to a survey of Mathematics Libraries by Phineas Windsor, including responses from Library of Congress, Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Chicago, Harvard, and other University Libraries concerning number of mathematical titles and periodicals (1918); annual reports; policies for circulating and reserving materials; classification guide; descriptions of displays; vertical file procedure manual; reading and withdrawal lists; exchange agreements, acquisitions funds, serials cancellations, user surveys, departmental advisory committee, memos to and from Technical Services (1964-78); correspondence of Howard A. Messman, Mathematics Librarian (1964-72); and committee files of the mathematics librarian Nancy Anderson (1972-1999), including agendas, minutes and memoranda for the Library Faculty Executive Committee (1975-78), Public Service Coordinating Committee (1977-79), Collection Analysis Project (1977-80), Research Publications Committee (1978-79), Physical Sciences and Engineering Council/Division, 1981-1994, and Altgeld Hall Centennial (1997).